The city of San Francisco has announced the adoption of a green building ordinance
that requires all new construction projects, including city-owned and leased facilities, to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.
July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- More city planners are managing urban sprawl's effect on their communities' housing quality -- and long-term appeal -- through building ordinances
that require more masonry in new home construction.
A standard property insurance policy covering camp property excludes any expense that is the result of the enforcement of building ordinances
or laws regarding construction, use, or repair of property.
In the two previous Risk Primer columns, we have reviewed the direct damage loss exposures created by building ordinances
or laws and the coverage offered by ISO under its ordinance or law coverage endorsement (CP 04 05) to address these exposures.
Opinion is divided on whether or not ADA requirements constitute building ordinances